Dan Daniel (sportswriter)

Dan Daniel (sportswriter)

Dan Daniel Circa 1920

Dan Daniel (June 6, 1890 – July 1, 1981), born Daniel Margowitz, was an American sportswriter whose prolific contributions over a long period led him to be called the Dean of American Baseball Writers.

Daniel was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. His family moved to New York City when he was a boy, and he remained there throughout his career. He attended the City College of New York, where he managed the basketball team.

Daniel received his first writing assignment with the [[New York Herald